Vital Football

Pompey at the world cup - Kevin-Prince Boateng

Pompey at the world cup - Kevin-Prince Boateng

The representation of Pompey at the world cup continues today.

On Friday night a POOR England side were represented by Pompey when David James got the recall that he deserved - and he did not let anyone down, even if virtually everyone else did, especially a petulant Wayne Rooney!

Nadir Belhadj had a decent game as Algeria secured their 0-0 draw with England and kept their chances of qualifying alive, whilst putting a massive dent in our own...

Boateng given the platform to perform again

Obviously nothing has been '100%' confirmed with anyone, for anyone, yet you cannot help but think it is almost nailed on that Kevin-Prince Boateng will be one of many players that will NOT be at Pompey next season - as it is though he is still our player at the moment so he continues to fly the Pompey flag.

I would say, after the opening round of games, that The Prince was the most impressive of the Pompey players at the world cup this summer so far - that said it was only him and Billy Belhadj that played! Although all the same out of current, and former, few would have pushed him that close.

Another decent showing from him this afternoon against Australia and he will increase the interest in him and 'hopefully' increase the value that he will bring to the club transfer wise, which will then of course go towards repaying our creditors, although the 'secured ones' are first in line aren't they.

'If' Ghana win this afternoon they will not only confirm Australia's elimination, even if this is not 'technically rubber stamped', but they would also take a massive step towards the 2nd round and would require only a draw against Germany in their final game to top the group.

Can Boateng help Ghana to victory though?

PLAY UP POMPEY!

  • Click here to make your predictions: Ghana v Australia, 15:00 & Cameroon v Denmark, 19:30.

    Join the Vital Pompey Debate

    Trust

  • Writer:pompeyrug
    Date:Saturday June 19 2010
    Time: 2:59PM

    Comments

    0
    This match is particularly interesting because of its volatility, after the reaction to KPB's tackle on Ballack in the cup final, the fact that KPB used to be 'German' and his brother still is. Personally I'd love it if the Germans went out, when they started so well against Australia I wondered if there was a beach towel over the trophy. ;-)
    tracyc
    20/06/2010 09:44:00
    Page 1/1
    1. 1

    Login to post a comment

    Recent Portsmouth Articles

    On this day in history...3rd December

    A look back at this day in history, and what was happening with Pompey courtesy of our sister site PompeyRama, 3rd December.

    Evans - Right back or right midfield?

    Drew Talbot and Adam Buxton are fit but Gareth Evans continues to fill in at right back. Should this change? If so where would it leave the battle between Evans and Carl Baker?

    500,000+ Season Tickets Sold In 2016/17

    More than 500,000 Season Tickets were sold in the Football League pyramid for the 2016/17 season.

    On this day in history...2nd December

    A look back at this day in history, and what was happening with Pompey courtesy of our sister site PompeyRama, 2nd December.

    Archived Vital Pompey Articles

    Vital Pompey articles from

    Site Journalists

    pompeyrug
    Editor email
    Profile
    eastneydave
    Editor email
    Profile
    paultsmouth
    no email
    Profile

    Current Poll (see more polls)

    Change at right back? If so where would this leave Evans?
    Suggested By: pompeyrug
    Keep Evans at RB29%
    Drop Evans. Talbot or Buxton at RB57%
    Drop Baker. Evans at RM0%
    Keep Barker in RM. Leave out Evans completely0%
    Cookie knows best (?) In him we trust14%
    ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

    League Table

    # Team P W D L Pts. GD
    1 Carlisle 19 10 8 1 38 14
    2 Plymouth 19 12 2 5 38 8
    3 Doncaster 18 11 3 4 36 13
    4 Portsmouth 19 9 4 6 31 12
    5 Luton 19 8 7 4 31 10
    6 Wycombe 19 8 4 7 28 1
    7 Blackpool 19 7 6 6 27 11
    8 Barnet 19 6 9 4 27 0
    9 Grimsby 19 7 5 7 26 2
    10 Crewe 19 6 8 5 26 -3
    11 Cambridge 19 7 4 8 25 -2
    12 Mansfield 19 6 7 6 25 -4
    13 Yeovil 18 7 4 7 25 -4
    14 Stevenage 17 7 3 7 24 0
    15 Colchester 19 6 5 8 23 1
    16 Crawley 18 6 5 7 23 -6
    17 Morecambe 19 7 2 10 23 -13
    18 Hartlepool 19 5 7 7 22 -4
    19 Notts County 19 6 4 9 22 -8
    20 Accrington 19 5 6 8 21 -5
    21 Exeter 19 6 2 11 20 -5
    22 Leyton Orient 19 5 3 11 18 -5
    23 Cheltenham 19 3 9 7 18 -8
    24 Newport 18 4 5 9 17 -5
    Write for Vital Football
    Latest F1 News
    Latest Vital Boxing News
    The Vital Football Members League

    Recent Portsmouth Results (view all)

    Portsmouth Fixtures (view all)

    Dec 10 2016 3:00PM : Grimsby Town (a)
    Sky Bet League Two
    Dec 17 2016 3:00PM : Hartlepool United (H)
    Sky Bet League Two
    Dec 26 2016 3:00PM : Newport County (a)
    Sky Bet League Two
    Dec 31 2016 3:00PM : Yeovil Town (a)
    Sky Bet League Two
    Jan 2 2017 3:00PM : Luton Town (H)
    Sky Bet League Two
    Jan 5 2017 7:45PM : Doncaster Rovers (a)
    Sky Bet League Two

    Vital Members League Table

    RankNamePoints
    1.eastneydave3
    2.storagematt2
    3.Copnor432
    4.PompeyFrippy1
    5.Dorking Pompey1
    Vital Football Comment